Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
1748 On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer
1757 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1772 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.
1772 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.
1772 On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement
1780 On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins
1786 Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on this day in history.
1794 On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria
1805 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.
1807 David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.
1811 On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1820 On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
1823 On August - 11 charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1824 On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on August - 11.
1832 On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.
1835 George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.
1836 Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.
1844 Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1852 Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.
1858 On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.
1858 On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 On this day in history nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 On August - 11 nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On this day in history james Wilson, politician
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.
1863 French protectorate over Cambodia is established on this day in history.
1863 Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.